ATI Rage XL PCI vs NVIDIA GeForce 6800 XT

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the ATI Rage XL PCI on one side and NVIDIA GeForce 6800 XT on the other side.

The first video card was released on Aug 1st, 1998. This GPU is equipped with 0.0078125 GB of SDR memory, with a bandwidth of 664.0 MB/s. The architecture of this card: base clock of and a boost clock of , TDP of this video card is unknown.

The second video card was released on Sep 30th, 2005 and comes with 0.25 GB of DDR memory, with a bandwidth of 8.512 GB/s. This GPU also has a base clock of and a boost clock of , and it has a TDP of unknown.

This table also comprises board specifications, pixel and texture filtration, launch price, and benchmarks such as G3DMark, PassMark G2D, 3DMark Firestrike, FPS, and Hashrate.

Key Differences

Advantages of ATI Rage XL PCI:

  • More memory size (RAM): 0.0078125 GB vs 0.25 GB.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 6800 XT:

  • NVIDIA GeForce 6800 XT is newer: launch date is Sep 30th, 2005.
  • Up to 28.19% higher bandwidth: 8.512 GB/s vs 664.0 MB/s.

Technical specifications

ATI Rage XL PCI NVIDIA GeForce 6800 XT
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: ATI Rage XL PCI NVIDIA GeForce 6800 XT
GPU Variant: 215R3LASB41 -
Processor: Rage 3 Curie
Foundry: TSMC TSMC
Technology: 350 nm 110 nm
Transistors: 8 million 222 million
Die Size: 47 mm² 287 mm²
General information
Release Date: Aug 1st, 1998 Sep 30th, 2005
Availability: - -
Generation: Rage 3 GeForce 6 AGP (6800)
Predecessor: Rage 2 GeForce FX
Successor: Rage 4 GeForce 7 AGP
Production: End-of-life End-of-life
Launch Price: - -
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: PCI AGP 8x
Reviews: - 115 in our database
Clock Speeds
Base Clock Speed: - -
Boost Clock Speed: - -
SOC clock: - -
UVD clock: - -
Memory Clock: 83 MHz 266 MHz 532 Mbps effective
Memory specs
RAM: 0.0078125 GB 0.25 GB
Type of memory: SDR DDR
Memory Bus: 64 bit 128 bit
Memory Bandwidth: 664.0 MB/s 8.512 GB/s
Render Config
Shading Units: - -
TMUs: 1 8
ROPs: 1 8
Compute units: - -
Tensor Cores: - -
RT Cores: - -
L0 Cache: - -
L1 Cache: - -
L2 Cache: - -
L3 Cache: - -
Board specs
Slot Width: Single-slot Single-slot
Length: - -
Width: - -
Height: - -
TDP: unknown unknown
Suggested PSU: 200 W 200 W
Outputs: 1x VGA1x S-Video 1x DVI1x VGA1x S-Video
Power Connectors: None 1x Molex
Part Number: - -
Board Number: - -
Technology Support
DirectX: 6.0 9.0c (9_3)
OpenGL: 1.1 2.1
OpenCL: - -
Vulkan: - -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: N/A -

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
ATI Rage XL PCI
0.125 GPixel/s
NVIDIA GeForce 6800 XT
2.4 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
ATI Rage XL PCI
0.125 GTexel/s
NVIDIA GeForce 6800 XT
2.4 GTexel/s
Texture Mapping Units:
ATI Rage XL PCI
1
NVIDIA GeForce 6800 XT
8
Render Output Units:
ATI Rage XL PCI
1
NVIDIA GeForce 6800 XT
8
Pixel Shaders:
ATI Rage XL PCI
1
NVIDIA GeForce 6800 XT
8
Vertex Shaders:
ATI Rage XL PCI
No data
NVIDIA GeForce 6800 XT
4

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
ATI Rage XL PCI
No data
NVIDIA GeForce 6800 XT
128
PassMark (G2D):
ATI Rage XL PCI
No data
NVIDIA GeForce 6800 XT
150

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